The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architect
Rank 549 519 538
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 68 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 43
Average daily rate
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£565 £440 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £851 £638 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £565 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 63 £565 +26.96% 9
London -12 24 £600 +31.50% 2
South West -18 16 £558 +2.52% 3
South East -13 7 £650 +51.16%
Hampshire - 6 £650 -
City of London +29 5 £625 +32.97%
North West -5 5 £580 +5.45%
East of England -25 5 £600 +6.66% 2
Essex - 5 £600 - 2
Somerset - 4 £485 -
Taunton - 3 £519 -
Brentwood - 3 £600 - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £295 -21.33% 1
Bristol -14 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - - 1

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 36 (33.96%) Information Assurance
2 30 (28.30%) Security Architecture
3 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
4 25 (23.58%) Data Architecture
4 25 (23.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (22.64%) Information Security
6 23 (21.70%) Data Modelling
7 21 (19.81%) CESG
8 20 (18.87%) Information Architecture
9 18 (16.98%) Information Management
10 16 (15.09%) Finance
10 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
11 15 (14.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (14.15%) Data Security
11 15 (14.15%) Internet
12 14 (13.21%) Big Data
13 13 (12.26%) TOGAF
14 12 (11.32%) User Experience
15 11 (10.38%) Banking
16 10 (9.43%) Metadata Management
17 9 (8.49%) Analytics
17 9 (8.49%) CISSP
17 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
18 8 (7.55%) XML
19 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
19 7 (6.60%) Retail
19 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
19 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
20 6 (5.66%) Reference Data

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.94%) SAS
1 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.94%) Drupal
1 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Summit
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) Telnet
2 1 (0.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) Big Data
2 6 (5.66%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.83%) DB2
4 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.94%) DataStage
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) ERwin
1 3 (2.83%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) XML
2 1 (0.94%) XML Schema
2 1 (0.94%) Flash
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) CESG
2 12 (11.32%) User Experience
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.66%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.72%) RMADS
5 5 (4.72%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.72%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.94%) NHS
8 1 (0.94%) Informatics
8 1 (0.94%) Mashup
8 1 (0.94%) RIA
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Information Assurance
2 30 (28.30%) Security Architecture
3 25 (23.58%) Data Architecture
3 25 (23.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.64%) Information Security
5 23 (21.70%) Data Modelling
6 20 (18.87%) Information Architecture
7 18 (16.98%) Information Management
8 15 (14.15%) Data Security
9 13 (12.26%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.43%) Metadata Management
11 9 (8.49%) Analytics
11 9 (8.49%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
13 6 (5.66%) OWASP
13 6 (5.66%) Data Governance
13 6 (5.66%) Data Management
13 6 (5.66%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.94%) SQL
1 1 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) CISSP
4 6 (5.66%) Degree
5 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) CEH
6 4 (3.77%) CISA
7 1 (0.94%) CISM
7 1 (0.94%) CITP
7 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.72%) ISO 9000
2 5 (4.72%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.89%) BS7799
4 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.89%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle
1 3 (2.83%) SAP
2 2 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe
3 1 (0.94%) Sun
3 1 (0.94%) HP
3 1 (0.94%) Casewise
3 1 (0.94%) Netezza
3 1 (0.94%) VMware
3 1 (0.94%) Splunk
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